feed them sourdough starter?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by mendozer, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. mendozer

    mendozer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you feed them bread starter? it's grain based and it's full of yeast. They love yogurt full of bacteria, so i'm just wondering about yeast.

    thanks
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Yes, you can give that to them. Bread yeasts are full of good things for them.
     
  3. MercedesBender

    MercedesBender Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, that's one of the interesting things I've not heard of before!
     
  4. mendozer

    mendozer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    darn! just threw some out this morning as i was refreshing the starter. well, now i know.
     
  5. MargaritaHen

    MargaritaHen New Egg

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    I knew someone would have asked this question before. :)
     
  6. aneciap083

    aneciap083 New Egg

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    Yup, this does seem to be an odd question.... but here I am, looking for the answer too! Lol! Thanks guys!
     
  7. pdirt

    pdirt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sourdough starter is good stuff for your chickens. If you're familiar with Fermented Feed, it's basically the same thing. Sourdough is flour that is partially digested already, lots of yeasts and probiotic bacteria.

    Another use for extra sourdough starter is to make sourdough pancakes. They won't be sweet, like breakfast pancakes, but will be savory...good with a little butter!
     

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